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Town Hall Meeting

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The Norton County Hospital and the Norton County Health Department are required to complete a community health needs assessment every three to five years. In order to gauge the overall health needs of Norton County, the Hospital and Health Department invites community members to participate in a community health care needs assessment town hall discussion group.  The Town Hall will be ... Read More »

Operators Certified

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The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) Bureau of Water announced that it has certified 25 water treatment operators and 18 wastewater treatment operators from September to December.   Receiving wastewater treatment plant certification was Drew Eagleburger from the City of Norton, Kent Footh and Randie Peterson-Shea from the City of Phillipsburg.  Footh was also certified as a water ... Read More »

Soil Health and Wealth

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WITH THE CURRENT COMMODITY MARKETS AT HIGH PRICE LEVELS, IT’S IMPERATIVE THAT THE SOIL FOR GRAIN PRODUCTION BE MAINTAINED.  SOIL HEALTH AND WEALTH WILL BE HELD TOMORROW AT 9:30 AT THE FAIRGROUNDS IN NORTON.  DISCUSSION WILl INCLUDE MANAGEING SOIL FERTILITY USING COVER CROPS, CROP ROTATIONS, TRANSITIONING TO ORGANIC CROP PRODUCTION AND MARKETING ORGANICALLY GROWN CROPS.  PRESENTATIONS WILL BE GIVEN BY ... Read More »

Scholarships Available

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THE DANE G. HANSEN FOUNDATION ANNOUNCED THAT HEALTH CAREER SCHOLARSHIPS WOULD BE MADE AVAILABLE IN 2011.   ANY APPLICATION FOR A HEALTH RELATED CAREER THAT WILL ENHANCE THE DELIVERY OF HEALTH CARE IN THE PHILLIPSBURG/NORTON AREA WILL BE CONSIDERED.  TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR THIS SCHOLARSHIP, THE APPLICANT MUST HAVE COMPLETED THE PRE-REQUISITE CLASSES AND BEEN ACCEPTED INTO THEIR CHOSEN MEDICAL FIELD.  ... Read More »